It seems to me the Americans discovered, or blundered onto, a new diplomatic strategy. It was this: Agree with everything Israel says, then do exactly what you want anyway.
This latest Israeli military assault on the people of Gaza is not an isolated event, but part of a 45-year occupation of the sliver of land wedged between Israel and the Mediterranean Sea.
This global day of mobilization for Palestinian rights, the response of the Israeli government and the dim prospects for a change in Canadian foreign policy under Thomas Mulcair's NDP are discussed.
Rana Nazzal Hamadeh
On March 30, 2012, the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) opened fire on marchers as they headed towards Jerusalem marking Palestinian Land Day.
Apr 17, 2012
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Join us at Beit Zatoun at 7PM on April 17th to learn more about the current situation in Israel for Palestinian prisoners and to help build the next stage of this struggle.
Apr 30, 2012 to May 5, 2012
CJPME is delighted to announce that it is hosting a 7-city speaking tour with renowned Israeli historian and author Ilan Pappé.
As of Monday evening, the death toll from Israeli's assault on Gaza was 25 Palestinians, with another 80 injured.
The veteran scholar spoke with rabble.ca about Israel and Palestine, prospects for a two-state solution, shifting public opinion amongst North American Jews, and the threat of a war against Iran.
"Thick, unrelenting oppression touches every single aspect of life in Gaza," writes Dr. Abuelaish in his remarkable little book, I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor's Journey.
The Conservative government has given unconditional support for Israel. This policy does nothing to promote justice for Palestinians or security for Israelis.